Yearly Scholarships

Yearly Scholoarships Yearly scholarships provide students with tuition assistance. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of both need and merit. All students interested in competing for yearly scholarships must take the annual scholarship test.

Current Yearly Scholarships

Brookfield Academy Board of Directors Merit Scholarships

Based on the results of a scholarship examination, several awards are made available each year to Academy students either currently enrolled or accepted for admission. There are four levels of funding based on the number of students who take the scholarship test: 1) Board Merit; 2) Heads A; 3) Heads B; and 4) Patriots.

 

Brookfield Academy Leadership Award

Established in 2011, this need-based award is given to individuals who demonstrate academic achievement, strong character, leadership abilities and who participate extensively in extra-curricular activities. This renewable award is applied to tuition.

 

Five Stars to Success Scholarship Program

This scholarship program, developed in 2002, is an exciting educational initiative aimed at attracting highly qualified high school students from the central city of Milwaukee to Brookfield Academy. Working in partnership with central city schools, BA recruits and admits highly motivated but financially disadvantaged students who want to attend a challenging college preparatory school. This program offers full financial support for tuition, transportation, textbooks, and extracurricular and participation fees and is funded through individual, corporate, and foundation sponsorship.

 

Milwaukee Foundation Ronald and Marjorie Krizek Family Fund Scholarship

Established in 1995, this $3,000 scholarship is awarded based on need to an individual who demonstrates academic achievement and resides in Waukesha or Milwaukee County, exhibits strength of character, and has demonstrated leadership skills through extracurricular activities.

 

The William L. Law Award for Economic Excellence

The Robert W. and Josephine Pieper Foundation, in memory of Foundation Director Bill Law and his love of economics, established the William L. Law Award for Economic Excellence in 2003. The annual $1,000 award is presented at graduation to the Brookfield Academy senior demonstrating the greatest passion for the study of economics. Award winners are selected by a committee.

 

David M. and Barbara B. Leist Entrepreneurial Spirit Award Scholarship

This program, established in 1998, consists of two $2,000 grants named on behalf of the benefactors to provide financial assistance to two incoming freshmen for the purpose of promoting and fostering the entrepreneurial spirit of the free market.

 

Robert W. Pieper and Josephine Pieper Foundation City of Milwaukee Scholarship Program

As part of its commitment to the City of Milwaukee and its residents, and in recognition of the outstanding academic program offered by Brookfield Academy, the Pieper Foundation established its program in 1989. Up to four renewable $5,000 awards are provided annually, based on residency in the City of Milwaukee, proven financial need, academic promise, an essay, and an interview.

 

Sandy Davis-Gloria Renkert Five Star Field Hockey Scholarship

This award is given annually to a field hockey player to help defray costs associated with a summer field hockey camp. This scholarship honors long-time Academy field hockey coaches Gloria Renkert and Sandy Davis. Players interested in competing for the field hockey scholarship write an essay detailing their love of the sport and indicating their interest in a summer camp.

 

Joyce Cupertino "Labor Omnia Vincit" Latin Scholarship

Established by the family of Syed and Sara Nasar, this scholarship honors Joyce Cupertino, who has dedicated her teaching career to developing a love for Latin and the Classics in her students. She has influenced decades of eager learners to enrich their studies through extracurricular activities such as participation in the Junior Classical League. The Labor Omnia Vincit (Work Conquers All) scholarship is awarded to an Upper School student who expresses his or her keen interest in attending the National Convention and demonstrates a commitment to promote Latin.

 

Familie Nettesheim Deutsch Scholarship

Established by alumni parents Joel and Donna Nettesheim, the Familie Nettesheim Deutsch Scholarship is awarded to students who excel in their German studies and embrace the German Culture. This non-renewable scholarship will provide 1-2 students with $1,500-$2,500 towards their tuition at Brookfield Academy.